• Haw Par Music

【The Jazz Era I】African American Origins to Be-bop

Updated: Oct 19

This introduction course to jazz history will examine the African-American roots and 19th-century precursors to the be-bop era. Students will learn about the historical and cultural context of the development of jazz within the American society and also as a global culture. It will cover most major artists, bands and periods, including African-American folk forms, ragtime, New Orleans, the swing era, Latin jazz to other movements. Listening examples and video footage will be provided to enrich the experience and deepen the aural understanding of jazz music through the periods.

Regular Sessions:

Class Date : Every Tuesday

Time : 19:30 - 20:30

Venue : Room 113, Haw Par Music, 15A Tai Hang Road, Tai Hang

Language : English

Age : 18+

Fee: $3,600 / 8 Lessons

Faculty: Ms Jessica Zuch

Jazz Pianist, Songwriter, Arranger and Educator

Jessica Zuch is offering a workshop for music performance anxiety offering greater insight into the physical and cognitive symptoms and how to manage them. She will cover a variety of methods as each performer is unique in how performance effects them and what methods would be most helpful. Techniques will include long term daily strategies which can be brought into your daily practice as well as strategies immediately prior to a performance and during a performance.

Details and Online Registration: https://bit.ly/2JazzEraI

Enquiry: 3165 1235 / curriculum@hawparmusic.org